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Computer wont load past the windows logo

I recently replaced my hard drive in one laptop with another hard drive from my other laptop. I also exchanged the screens between the computers. I used the Windows XP operating disk to repair the oeprating system but that didn't solve the problem. I can access the drive in safe mode but I can't get to the internet. I lost the drivers for the wireness network adpater and you can't reinstall in safe mode.


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Instead of doing a system repair, wipe the hard drive, reformat (NTFS), and reload the operating system. Then you will need to go to Dell's support site and download the drivers. You already know that you can't do installs from safe mode, only under normal operation, so, if the reload doesn't take, let me know the details as to why or what it's doing and I'll see if I can narrow the problem for you.

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